BUTTE — A military helicopter has rescued four Butte skiers who’d become trapped in the Highlands after triggering an avalanche in a restricted area.
BUTTE — If Butte-area Democrats were hoping for a partisan-laced speech by Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday to ring in this election year, they didn’t get it.
Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks out against gun violence from both her personal experience and those of others.
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks for gun purchases on Tuesday in Helena.
State Rep. Amanda Curtis speaks at a rally in support of expanded background checks on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Helena.
An issue like gun control may be too hot for some politicians with hopes for re-election to address.
HELENA — State Rep. Amanda Curtis, D-Butte, a freshman lawmaker best known for her daily video reports on the Legislature, said she is being urged by a number of people to run for the U.S. House next year.
HELENA — The Montana House has given initial approval to a measure that would require drivers to reduce their speed to 35 mph and switch lanes when approaching emergency vehicles stopped on the side of the road.
Despite progress in the state of Montana as a whole, unemployment on our reservations remains far too high.
HELENA — House Republicans rebuffed four attempts by Democrats to blast bills from committees onto the floor for debate, including Gov. Steve Bullock’s $400-a-taxpayer rebate and his bill increasing the mandatory percentage of Montana workers on public-works projects.
HELENA — House Democrats failed Saturday in their attempt to revive a Bullock administration proposal to require contractors on public-works projects to hire at least 75 percent of their workforce from Montana.
HELENA – Gov. Steve Bullock and a Democratic legislator from Butte on Wednesday pitched a bill that would require contractors on publicly financed projects to hire Montana workers for at least three-fourths of the jobs.
HELENA — In short order, a House committee on Friday rejected and then tabled four bills intended to fix parts of the 2011 medical-marijuana law that a district judge has temporarily blocked.
BUTTE — Freshman state Rep. Amanda Curtis, D-Butte, got a rude reception when she brought up her first bill before the Montana Legislature in Helena on Monday.
HELENA — Freshman Reps. Amanda Curtis and Daniel Zolnikov are soaking up all of the training offered to learn how to become legislators.
On Aug. 5, Sen. Jeff Essmann wrote that “Republicans [are] responsible for state budget surplus” and on Aug. 6, Sen. Taylor Brown wrote that “Obama doesn’t understand what business builds.” On behalf of the hard-working men and women across the state, I must interject some truth into this co…